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Navagio Shipwreck, M.V. Panagiotis

There’s one image that symbolises the island of Zakynthos internationally. It’s been used in thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, appeared on TV adverts and photographed by people from all over the world. No one quite knows what makes it so iconic, but the fact remains, that for many visitors …

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Boat overturned at the Shipwreck!

The Zakynthos Port Authority was informed yesterday afternoon about an overturned boat near “shipwreck” beach “”. Immediately a patrol boat and a LS-ELAKT vehicle rushed to the area, finding that the eight foreigners aboard were overturned in the  boat “NIKOLAS” TZ. 397.  The Port authorities immediately picked up the eight …

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Stay safe at shipwreck viewpoint!

Many tourists are aware that there’s a viewing platform at the north of the island where they can get a great view of the shipwreck/Navagio beach from above. It’s very popular and a perfect viewpoint for the iconic beach and shipwreck. Unfortunately however, there are many tourists who choose to …

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Fire under control between Kilomeno and Agala.

  The fire that broke out between Kilomeno and Agala is now under control. The fire which started at 13.25p.m this afternoon soon became a battle for our firemen and burned 25 acres of woodland in total. Fighting against strong winds and a high category of 4 on the alert …

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Descendants of the Sun comes to Netflix!

In 2015 a Korean film crew visited Zakynthos to film scenes for what is now a popular TV asian drama called Descendants of the Sun. The series centres around the characters main Captain Shi-Jin and Dr Mo-Yeon who meet in a hospital and fall in love, but he is sent …

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Underwater museum to open in Alonissos

A new underwater archaeological site close to the Greek island of Alonissos is to be opened to visitors as an underwater museum. The site contains ancient cargo ship remains, the contents of which are in great condition. Scuba diving in Greece was banned until 2005, and slowly now more of …

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Permits for operating in the shipwreck area postponed

Another postponement was given to the debate regarding permits to individuals operating in the Shipwreck area, known as Navagio and the decision to postpone the issue was unanimous last Wednesday at the meeting of the City Council. The debate has taken its time as the Municipality’s competent department has suggested …

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Proposals for Shipwreck Cove.

Some serious and responsible decisions have to me made in regards to the management of the beach area at Shipwreck cove, as it is a registered trademark and the most powerful “Tourist Product” of our Island.  In reference to the report from the Geologist Institution of Geological and Mining Research, …

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Shipwreck…. measures need to be taken!

The start of the new summer season lies ahead and as has repeatedly been revealed through local Zakynthian newspapers, the serious pending issue remains concerning Sipwreck cove: What is expected is the extent to which the initiatives of the Municipality of Zakynthos in cooperation with the Forest Directorate in order …

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